The makers of The Empire deserve to be rewarded for the scale and the feel, with the chance to follow up with future seasons. But they desperately need to get their act together in terms of writing and casting.
1232 KMS, the story of seven migrant workers who defied all odds to reach home during the nationwide lockdown, will release on 24 March on Disney+Hotstar
1962: The War In The Hills suffers from a "lack of inventiveness coupled with a sluggish pace"
Vinay Pathak says he signed Chhappad Phaad Ke because he related to the very contemporary theme of finding your moral compass in a consumerist world.
The Office India: Mallika Dua roped in for the second season of Hotstar Special, set to release on 15 September
Mallika Dua has been announced as a new cast member in season 2 of Hotstar’s The Office remake,
The Office India review: Good performances, apt casting make Hotstar's lazily-written remake watchable
The Office India is a mixed bag of great performances and casting, but lazy writing that one cannot ignore.
Talking about his special appearance in The Office on Hotstar, Yuvraj Singh said he had tried his hand at something "fun and exciting."
Remaking a show like The Office comes with a set of guarantees, because the source material is so good. But it also comes with many, many expectations.
The Office Hindi trailer: Hotstar's new sitcom adapts Ricky Gervais' original series for an Indian audience
The office's Hindi remake will be helmed by Rohan Sippy (Nautanki Saala!), Debbie Rao (Better Life Foundation, Pushpavalli), and Vivek Bhushan (Bank Chor)
Hostages review: Sudhir Mishra's Hotstar show is a series of improbable, unintentionally comedic events
While the original Israeli show was saved from drowning in the absurdities of its script by stellar acting, the Hindi version of Hostages offers no such respite.
Hostages director Sudhir Mishra on adapting Israeli show for Indian audience, and his plans for digital medium
Sudhir Mishra claims that his version of Hostages is better as he has shot it better with the aid of better technology.
City Of Dreams review: Nagesh Kukunoor's interminable Hotstar series is riddled with gangster genre cliches
City of Dreams hits its stride only by episode 4 when the battle lines begin to take shape. Like Criminal Justice, it is longer than necessary.
Criminal Justice review: Vikrant Massey, Jackie Shroff, Pankaj Tripathi rescue Hotstar's inconsistent series
Even though Criminal Justice is not a binge-able show (the pace is inconsistent and the cliffhangers foreseeable), you will find yourself thinking about it well after it is over.
Hotstar Specials' first slate to include Indian adaptations of The Office, Criminal Justice, Hostages
Hotstar Specials has announced four shows, three of which are Indian remakes of popular international series. City of Dreams is an original show that will be helmed by Nagesh Kukunoor
Hotstar Specials: Star India collaborates with Salman Khan, Kabir Khan, among others for new OTT platform
Hotstar had tapped several filmmakers and actors, including Salman Khan, Kabir Khan and Nagesh Kukunoor for Hotstar Specials